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  • What's Medicare?

    Medicare is the federal health insurance program for people who are 65 or older, certain younger people with disabilities. This provides more information about what coverage is available through Medicare. Content Detail

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    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
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  • Medicare

    Booklet from the Social Security Administration providing basic information and overview of the Medicare program. [PDF] Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration
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  • Benefit Publications from the Social Security Administration

    Large collection of publications providing information on the various programs such as: disability benefits, appeal process, benefits for people with HIV, how workmans' compensation can affect your disability benefits, children with disabilities, info on receiving your payments, benefits for those who are blind or have low vision, details on ticket to work incentives, info on working while disabled, retirement benefits, government pension offset, medicare, windfall provision, survivors benefits, SSI, SSI for non-citizens, food stamps and other nutrition progams, protecting your on social security numbers, and more. Many publications available in Spanish. Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration
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  • Benefits.gov

    Benefits.gov is a free, online confidential tool that helps you find government benefits you may be eligible to receive. Content Detail

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    Benefits.gov, a partnership of many Federal agencies and organizations
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  • If You're Self Employed

    Fact Sheet from the Social Security Administration for people who are self-employed regarding paying Social Security and Medicare taxes, earning credits, calculating net earnings, and more. [PDF] Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration
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  • Medicare Publications

    Listing of publications from Medicare.gov on a vairiety of issues. Publications are in PDF format with links to copies converted to web pages. Content Detail

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    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
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  • Your Ticket To Work

    Information from the Social Security Administration regarding the Ticket To Work Program and how more Americans with disabilities have the opportunity to participate in the workforce and lessen their dependence on public benefits. [PDF] Content Detail

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    Social Security Administration
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